A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-11-17
Summary:

The Come Back,' the principal item in the Coronet Theatre programme, is thoroughly deserving of the crowded houses it is drawing nightly. Harold Lockwood and May Allison have done an excellent work in the leading parts. Film plot included. The programme also includes Harold Lloyd's…

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Headline: Coronet Theatre
Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1919-12-16
Summary:

The last chance of seeing Anatole France's great work 'Thais' will be given to patrons of the Coronet Theatre tonight. Some magnificent acting is seen by Mary Garden. Film plot included. Pathe's news pictures are very interesting. Local boxers will be interested in the films…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-04-09
Summary:

Here is a picture that should break all records in attendance. It fairly bristles with good features, the chief one being the star, Geraldine Farrar. 'Shadows' is at the Coronet. In addition to it, there is an interesting Pathe News, showing scenes from London, California and Paris,…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1920-05-01
Summary:

The Crimson Gardenia' is the most perfect film that the Coronet has yet screened. The musical programme that the Coronet orchestra supplies to accompany it is on the same high level. Owen Moore gives a good account of himself. In addition to it, there is a striking Pathe Newsreel and a…

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-03-31
Summary:

This evening, Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Rags to Riches' starring little Wesley Barry whose typically childish nature is a source of entertainment for the audience.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-02
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Rags to Riches' featuring little Wesley Barry, the famous 'Freckles' of the screen. Film synopsis included. The last screening will take place today and tomorrow.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-03
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is screening a comedy entitled 'Rags to Riches' featuring little Wesley Barry.

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Publication Date: 1924-04-17
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Heroes of the Street' featuring Wesley Barry who is famous for his performance in 'Penrod' and 'Rags to Riches.' The picture is a blend of pathos and humour. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-03-31
Summary:

Rags to Riches,' little Wesley Barry's big picture which comes to the Coronet Theatre this evening. Film plot included.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-02
Summary:

Little Wesley Barry, continues to delight in his picture 'Rags to Riches,' which is now showing at Coronet Theatre. The last screening takes place today and tomorrow.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-03
Summary:

Rags to Riches,' little Wesley Barry's picture will be screened at the Coronet Theatre for the last time.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-12
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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1921-10-17
Summary:

Scarlet Pimpernel,' from Baroness Orczy's novel, was shown on the screen at the World Theatre. Dustin Farnum and Winifred Kingston take the main roles in the film. Film synopsis included. Pathe News and two good comedies are also in the programme.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-03-31
Summary:

Little Wesley Barry's picture comes to the Coronet Theatre this evening, in 'Rags and Riches [sic],' which has won praise from all who have seen it. Primarily, it is a story for the children, but its many admirable qualities make it delightful for adults. Film synopsis included…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-01
Summary:

Among the best examples of human interest, Hongkong has yet seen is now showing at the Coronet Theatre in 'Rags to Riches,' little Wesley Barry's picture. Blending amusement with excitement and leavening the whole with some realism, 'Rags to Riches' is a picture that…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-02
Summary:

Mischief – pure boyish mischief is the keynote of 'Rags to Riches,' the big feature attraction now showing at the Coronet Theatre. The film was specially made for the kiddies – chief reason why their elders are crowding to see it! For most cinema-goers, it is enough to mention that…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-03
Summary:

Local cinema-goers have their last opportunity this evening of seeing 'Rags to Riches,' little Wesley Barry's adventure film, which has been drawing 'capacity houses' at the Coronet Theatre all this week. 'Rags to Riches' is one of those facile, natural stories…